Emily Gifford is an associate in the Labor and Employment Department at Richards, Watson & Gershon. Emily represents cities, special districts, and other public agencies on labor and employment issues. She also assists clients in drafting and implementing personnel policies.
During law school, Emily interned with an employment investigation firm that conducted investigations for both private and public entities. She also interned with the Fair Political Practices Commission's enforcement division. Upon graduating from law school, Emily has exclusively practiced employment law. Prior to joining Richards, Watson & Gershon, Emily represented private entities in both defending and prosecuting labor and employment matters.
Professional and Community Affiliations
Member, Orange County Bar Association
- Cal Cities Mayor and Council Members Academy, 01.24.2024